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Publisher's Summary

Here is the delicious life of one of the most beloved figures in 20th-century American culture. With a swooping voice, an incredible sense of humor, and a passion for good food, Julia Child ushered in the nation's culinary renaissance.
In Julia Child: A Life, award-winning food writer Laura Shapiro tells the story of Child's unlikely career path, from California party girl to the coolheaded chief clerk in a World War II spy station, to a bewildered amateur cook, and, finally, to the Cordon Bleu in Paris, the school that inspired her calling.
A food lover who was quintessentially American, right down to her little-known recipe for classic tuna fish casserole, Shapiro's Julia Child personifies her own most famous lesson - that learning how to cook means learning how to live.
©2010 Laura Shapiro (P)2010 Listen & Live Audio, Inc.
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Critic Reviews

"Shapiro reminds us how Julia Child taught us not just how to cook but how to think about food." (The New York Times Book Review)
"Ann affectionate biography." (The Boston Globe)
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